|"Within Our Gates"  - Oscar Micheaux|
February in the United States celebrates "Black History Month" and thus this offering by Oscar Micheaux..."Within Our Gates" . It is a powerful narrative of an era long gone and exemplifies the ugliness of racial prejudice, injustice, and philosophically the collective conscience of mob mentality and loss of identity. Wikipedia... Within Our Gates (1920) is a silent race film that dramatically expresses the racial situation in America during the violent years of Jim Crow, the Ku Klux Klan,...
Keywords: Afro-American cinema; Jim Crow; mob mentality; Oscar Micheaux; prejudice; racism
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